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Blood or Bread

Item

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Title

Blood or Bread

Description

A haunting depiction of war’s realities used to encourage home front food conservation. The poster reads "Blood or Bread. Others are giving their blood. You will shorten the war- save life if you eat only what you need and waste nothing."

Source

Herbert E. Redman World War I Posters, The Filson Historical Society Manuscript Collection

Publisher

United States Food Administration

Date

Format

Identifier

Mss. C R OVSZ

Citation

Raleigh, Henry (1880-1945), “Blood or Bread,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed June 20, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/1162.